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Unohana owns Kenpachi, Kenpachi learns about his Zanpakuto during the fight
Unohana dies battling Kenpachi to death while holding back
Kenpachi defeats Unohana fair and square, but doesn't kill her
Whoever wins, someone (Kyouraku or other) interferes before someone dies
Other (Mention in discussion)
I've always thought Shunsui and Ukitake were around 400 years old, though I don't know how I came to that figure specifically. I was always under the impression that the Shinigami Academy was 1000 years old, but evidently it's a lot older than that. So I guess Sasakibe was 2000+ years old, Unohana is even older than that, and Shunsui and Ukitake are under 1000 years old (I'm guessing that the picture of Zanka no Tachi Shunsui saw was made after Yama used it against Bach 1000 years ago).
damn, why has kubo changed his mind and let so many people die. this is so strange. i liked that chapter, but why cant he let us know who ichigos father really is, we are waiting now years for the answer
why has the captain commander has to die, will orochihime revive him?
i start to dislike bleach
i there an interview from this year with kubo, how the manga will continue?
We all suggestet that unohano is the strongest. but why is there no flashabck?
Dunno, Aizen could break out. It's Aizen, remember. Dude knows everything that goes on, apparently. He planned Ichigo's fate, and let's remember that Rukia is still alive.
do we really understand why aizen plans ichigos evolution during the last couple of years? kubo didnt explained it to us
he has to answer so many questiions and is only waisting our time
Well, aizen did mention he wanted to understand and devour ichigo in some form.
I don't think aizen ever looked past his own ambition in regards to ichigo's growth. He wanted to benefit from ichigo becoming as great as he can be. A transcendental is something which aizen would at large have been unfamiliar with so studying the only actual known case of one makes sense. His problem was arrogance in a sense. He himself achieved a level of transcendentality however he was still inferior to ichigo. The result was that when ichigo finally faced him aizen did not even consider the scenario of ichigo simply being beyond him. His immediate thought was the logical absurd of ichigo being able to face transcendental aizen via discarding his reiatsu and facing him with strength, basically ichigo fighting a battle against transcendental reiatsu without a speck of reiatsu. If aizen had considered earlier that ichigo could have simply stood higher than he did perhaps he could have had a chance to do some of the devouring he had planned.
you are right
but isnt is possible, that aizen can escape and can help the shinigami to defeat bach and co
Well, by now SS should have already dealt with aizen, it would have been a priority even if it happened off screen. Juhabach literally destroyed the prison aizen was in, after vandenreich left I really doubt they would have left the matter unattended for days. More so, juhabach himself did not seem to have actually released aizen from his bonds, rather he seemed to have left him to his own thoughts with the bonds on meaning that aizen could not have escaped on his own. Aizen is likely not in the same prison he used to be however wherever he is I doubt he can escape on his own. Of course, there is the scenario where he manages to escape on his own because he was capable of that from the get go but that IMO is unlikely.
As far as aizen escaping goes I would argue it won't quite go like that. Rather, I think that aizen will be released at some point. He might get released by SS, he might get released by ichigo, someone else might go for him.... My own crack pot theory is that at some point ichigo will realize aizen was talking precisely about ichigo being part quincy/human or something of the sort so his first option to cracking the mystery will be to find aizen. Once that happens all we need is an scenario where aizen being released makes sense which kubo could deliver in a number of ways.
Now, seeing the manga developments, there is something kinda off IMO. As far as we saw vandenreich only got an easy victory over SS because of the badges. The captains did not show they were too weak to win per say but rather they could not use their true power and the quincy could. That works even with byakuya who got his ass handed to him by his own bankai. In this regard, what happens to vandenreich once the shinigami get their bankai back? What about SS allies? In the end vandenreich has to deal with 12 captains, 5 royals, 11 VCs, urahara, tessai, yoruichi, ishin, ichigo, chad, ishida, ishida, kukaku, ganju, grimmjow, nel, harribel (maybe) and the fullbringers apparently.
Vandenreich seemingly has 27 stern rittern plus a few other weird numbers perhaps if they have the complete alfabet which is a nice number however as far as we saw it does seem like stern rittern do vary between captain and VC level strength to some degree. So... once the badge issue is removed wouldn't vandenreich be at a disadvantage to some degree? JUhabach could be a match for yamamoto however we are talking about a huge difference in numbers and that does not even consider the royals must be exceptional powerhouses on their own and that 5(driscol, 3 killed by kenpachi, domino) stern rittern died during the incursion. In particular the issue would lie in facing the royal guard. How does juhabach plan on facing them? As far as we saw only 16 stern rittern went there meaning that 10 or 11 more should have remained at the shadow area however how would that offset the balance if the royal guard and bankai becomes an issue? It seems like vandenreich is at the moment rather outmatched IMO. Perhaps juhabach keeps another separate force alongside the stern rittern? As far as we know juhabach wants to become the king so perhaps he already has his own equivalent to the royal guard for when he gets to that place with his own group of people who have accomplished remarkable stuff.
But dude, it's Aizen. I'm sure he can escape on his own. Wasn't he or isn't he the most powerful, even without that powerup? I just can't see him being constrained like this, but since this is the last arc, he might not be able to escape. I still think he'll play a major role in taking down the Quincies, especially Juha Bach. Has Ichigo ever had any boss fights where he didn't get his ass saved?
Of course, I could see Aizen turning good permanently after realizing the folly of his ways.
I don't expect a twist from Aizen's side, but his actions could be justified by some sort of explaining. I'd be fine with it. If he just decides tobe good out of nowhere, that would be some sort of dull story development, an overly expected trick.
What if Aizen placed some kind of a way to escape his bindings, though? Didn't he go into the headquarters or the central before? He could have done everything to allow him to break out, but didn't do so because he wasn't strong enough to take on Gotei 13 or supposedly Ichigo at that point. If he broke out, he'd be sought after and captured, but if he broke out and helped or tried to help Gotei 13, they'd be less likely to react negatively towards him.
But for that to be happening, they would first have to take care of the opponents they had a stalemate against in the first assault.
M3J: What I don't get is if Aizen was able to escape, he would've done so earlier. I find it hard to believe that there could be someone in the whole of Gotei that'd be able to stop him after so many overhougyokuifications (holy shit, what a long word ) with Ichi being powerless after FGT. And now that the nightmare moon (no My little pony pun intended) is back, going on a rampage should be... bad for him.
I can't imagine that being the conceited bastard he is, he'd just break free and go help shinigami. The most likely thing he'd do if he could escape would be waiting until the next VR-SS clash, creating the Ouken and kicking the Spirit king's ass. But that'd be quite the cataclysm, so... no. He may be freed, though - the more former antagonists on the move, the merrier